List of national public holidays of Azerbaijan in 2018

This page contains a calendar of all 2018 public holidays for Azerbaijan. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates. Scroll down to view the national list or choose your state’s calendar.

Day Date Holiday Notes
Jan. 1, 2018 Jan. 1, 2018 New Year's Day Yeni il
Jan. 2, 2018 Jan. 2, 2018 New Year Holiday Yeni il
Jan. 22, 2018 Jan. 22, 2018 Martyrs Day Holiday Commemorates Black January (1990) when Soviet troops entered Baku and killed more than 130 civilians
March 8, 2018 March 8, 2018 Women's Day Weekday closest to International Women's Day
March 20, 2018 March 20, 2018 Novruz Holiday
March 21, 2018 March 21, 2018 Novruz Spring Festival. Persian New Year.
March 22, 2018 March 22, 2018 Novruz Holiday Spring Festival. Persian New Year.
March 23, 2018 March 23, 2018 Novruz Holiday Spring Festival. Persian New Year.
March 24, 2018 March 24, 2018 Novruz Holiday Spring Festival. Persian New Year.
March 26, 2018 March 26, 2018 Novruz Holiday Spring Festival. Persian New Year.
April 11, 2018 April 11, 2018 Presidential Elections Moved from October 17
May 9, 2018 May 9, 2018 Victory Day
May 28, 2018 May 28, 2018 Republic Day Founding of Democratic Republic of Azerbaijan (1918).
June 15, 2018 June 15, 2018 Ramazan Bayrami Eid Al-Fitr
June 15, 2018 June 15, 2018 National Salvation Day
June 16, 2018 June 16, 2018 Ramazan Bayrami Holiday Eid Al-Fitr
June 26, 2018 June 26, 2018 Azerbaijan Armed Forces Day
Aug. 22, 2018 Aug. 22, 2018 Gurban Bayrami Festival of Sacrifice
Aug. 23, 2018 Aug. 23, 2018 Gurban Bayrami Holiday Festival of Sacrifice
Oct. 18, 2018 Oct. 18, 2018 Independence Day Not a non-working day
Nov. 9, 2018 Nov. 9, 2018 Flag Day The Azerbijani flag was first adopted on 9 Nov 1918
Dec. 31, 2018 Dec. 31, 2018 World Azerbaijanis Solidarity Day Celebrated since 1991